Boston Holidays

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Holidays to Boston

Boston holidays are the perfect blend of big city and historic neighbourhood charm. Even if you’re not a ‘big city’ kind of person, you can’t help but fall in love with its neighbourhoods and glorious open spaces. Every neighbourhood has its own personality that you’re bound to fall in love with and, with so much to experience it’s great city to visit at any time of year. Bursting with pride, Boston celebrates its past, while looking to the future. With a thriving arts scene, world famous academical institutions and an unwavering passion for sport, there is always plenty of interesting things to discover in Boston. Check out our exciting range of Boston holidays, the possibilities are unlimited….

Travelling to Boston - FAQs

  • Is Boston good for a city break?

    Boston makes a great city break destination. One of America’s oldest cities, Boston is steeped in history yet has many lively and vibrant neighbourhoods.

    Boston is a compact city, with a mix of historic monuments and modern art and cultural experiences to enjoy it is perfect city to explore on foot with most of the major attractions within easy walking distance of one another.

    Cambridge lies just across the Charles River from Boston and is a city in its own right. Two of the most well-known universities in the world, Harvard University and MIT, are found in Cambridge. The area is full of bars, café’s, interesting shops and restaurants just waiting to be explored. Seaport by the harbour has many of Boston newest and best dining experiences, from the famous chowder to delicious Asian fusion.

    Whatever mood you’re in, a city break to Boston never disappoints!

  • When is the best time of year to visit Boston?

    You can visit Boston at any time of year and it’s beautiful. During the warm summer months, you can take in the famous Boston Harbor (where you can re-enact that legendary Tea Party) and the buzzing riverside. A summer holiday to Boston is a time of beautiful walks, easy going bike rides, concerts, and festivals. While across the bay is Cape Cod easily reached by ferry and perfect to spend a day on the beach.

    An autumn holiday to Boston (or ‘fall’ as it’s called in the US) is just as stunning, with trees and boulevards transforming into a rich rainbow of scarlet, bronze and gold. Every area has its own specific charm that you’re bound to fall in love with. Be sure to check out the scenery on a Fall Foliage Sightseeing Tour or city walking tour.

  • What is the best area to stay in Boston for tourists?

    Boston is the perfect city to explore on foot compact and with most of the major attractions within easy walking distance of one another and many charming neighbourhoods to discover. Here are some of the recommended areas to stay in Boston.

    – Downtown & Waterfront – close to financial district and where most popular historical sites are located e.g. Freedom Trail, Boston harbour etc
    – Back Bay – not too busy and close to Boston Common
    – Seaport District – new revitalized area well worth exploring
    – Cambridge – full of trendy bars, hip cafes and interesting shops and restaurants just waiting to be explored.

  • Is Boston easy to get around?

    Boston is a fairly compact city and very walkable. Most sightseeing, cultural, and entertainment destinations are easily accessible on foot.

    The “T” is Boston’s most popular public transportation option, the “T” refers to the subway, which runs throughout Boston, into Cambridge, and nearby suburbs, providing access to all the main local tourist attractions.

    Visitors can also use water taxis, land taxis, Boston’s bike-share program, and city tour trolleys. The main train line can bring you further a field to Salem (approx. 40 mins) or by ferry across to Cape Cod (approx. 90 mins)